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NBC
Apr 16, 2013 6:30pm EDT
boy, martin richard, from dorchester and 29-year-old krystle campbell. we learned today the president will be coming here on thursday for an interfaith service. at the white house today flags were at half-staff, and we heard again from the president who, for the first time, used the word "terrorism" to describe what happened here. >> the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. anytime bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. >> reporter: the president in the white house briefing room earlier today. and as late as tonight, still no idea as to who did this or why. but we have a better idea as to what was detonated here in boston. nbc's pete williams has been following the investigation in d.c. all day. pete, good evening. >> brian, good evening. still so many questions, but one has been answered, how many explosive devices were left at the scene. that answer is two. and officials describe them as crudely made but effectively used. and as of tonight, no suspects, no idea who did it or why. >> reporter: investigators have begun the process of recovering
NBC
Apr 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
think that's what makes boston boston, you know? >> reporter: he knew crystal campbell, one of the three people killed in the attacks. some of the money from the t-shirts will go to her family who today met with president obama. >> your daughter crystal was always smiling. ♪ >> reporter: at the interfaith service, mayor thomas menino, recovering from a broken leg, personified his city as he stood to speak -- wounded but determined. >> because this is boston. a city with courage, compassion, strength that knows no bounds. >> reporter: you could see its strength in the arms that reached out to rescue and comfort. one man literally giving the shirt off his back during those first chaotic moments. in the hands that gave out food and wrote checks. when those arms grew weary -- ♪ o, say does that star spangled ♪ >> reporter: voices were raised in the city where the american revolution began. ♪ the land of the free >> reporter: the hub of america today is its heart. anne thompson, nbc news, boston. ♪ and the home of the brave >> on that strong note, that is our broadcast on a thursday
NBC
Apr 16, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the dead was identified. 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford, massachusetts. >> everybody that knew her loved her. she loved her job. she had a heart of gold. she would always smile. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. >> reporter: allen panzer, a north carolina emergency room physician, was waiting for his wife to cross the finish line. he saw the explosion and attended to the most seriously wounded. >> it was blast injuries to the lower extremities for the most part. one gentleman had no legs below the knees. >> reporter: investigators say the bombs were placed among the crowd down the block from each other, detonating just over ten seconds apart. officially, it was back to business in most of boston today. but reminders are everywhere that things are not back to normal. >> you see people, and their faces are really sober, just walking around. it's kind of an eerie feeling in the air. >> reporter: today runners were able to return to the route to collect belongings that were left in the haste of yesterday's flee to safety. some were give
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